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Raunächte - Proper incense between the years

The Raunächte, twelve nights around Christmas until the turn of the year, are particularly suitable for a review and good resolutions. A cleansing office and living room smoking should begin in the kitchen, from there through all rooms and, in...

Krill oil: Maritime source of omega-3

How the valuable oil of the mini shrimp strengthens our body all around and keeps us young Krill - a miracle of nature. The mini-shrimp in the southern Arctic Ocean represents the largest biomass on earth with 500 to 700...

Vitamin D - The Underestimated Sun Vitamin

Vitamin D is known to many as the "bone-strengthening vitamin". However, this unique vitamin has much more to offer than meets the eye. It has far-reaching effects on metabolic processes in the intestine, brain, heart, skin and lymphocytes. One thing...

Strengthen the immune system - naturopathy tips from the pharmacy

More and more people are coming down with more and more people are coming down with colds or even flu. How can we prevent infection and illness? Even Paracelsus, founder of traditional European medicine, claimed that against every evil there...

Incense and the Power of Incense

From early December to early January, nature is at its lowest and darkest point of the year before everything begins anew. The need to adapt to the dormant nature germinates in us. We increasingly feel the longing for cordiality and...

Saint Charles Apothecary celebrates climate neutrality in 2023

Climate protection and sustainability have long been a topic at Saint Charles, as you can read in this article. In 2023, the Saint Charles Apothecary team, with all its units, made a commitment to actively contribute to climate neutrality and...

The versatile healing properties of black elderberry

The black elder (Sambucus nigra), also known as the "elder bush" or "elderberry bush", is a remarkable plant with a rich history of medicinal use. Its showy, fragrant flowers and dark berries have not only been valued in folk medicine...

Blood purifying nettle - effect and use

The first spring walk in shorts - and suddenly something burns your leg. Contact with nettles can be quite unpleasant. As Martian plants, they are, after all, extremely defensive. At the slightest touch of the sawblade-like toothed leaves, the stinging...

Natural Energy Booster - Our tips from the pharmacy

The year 2020 has demanded a lot from all of us. Even if the turn of the year will not banish the Corona pandemic, we want to enter the new year with as much confidence as possible. Let's leave fatigue...

Salzburger Festspiele - Exciting Facts & Insider Tips for a Visit to Salzburg

The Salzburger Festspiele, one of the most renowned cultural events in the world, attracts thousands of visitors to the picturesque setting of the Austrian city of Salzburg every year. Since its foundation in 1920, the Festival has become a landmark...

Entspannende Auszeit in der Weinlandschaft - LOISIUM Wine & Spa Hotel Langenlois

Gelegen in der malerischen Region des Kamptals in Österreich, begeistert das LOISIUM Wine & Spa Hotel mit einer einzigartigen Kombination aus Genuss, einem Spa Club by Saint Charles und nun auch einer brandneuen BikeWelt! Weintradition und Genuss Das LOISIUM in...

The pitch ointment - Anti-inflammatory resin from spruces

Resin, nature's wonder weapon, carries many healing agents and can be used for large and small wounds. The viscous, sticky liquid oozes out of the bark when the tree has wounds and cracks. The tree protects itself from the penetration...

Five natural remedies for last-minute help when travelling

A well-stocked first-aid kit is also part of preparing for a holiday. In our blog post "Checkliste Reiseapotheke" we have already compiled a detailed list of all the medicines that are essential for the usual cases such as minor injuries,...

Cooling down in summer - 6 tips from the pharmacy against heat

The temperatures are rising and rising. For many, it's off to the long-awaited holiday, where high temperatures are easier to bear. For all those at home suffering from the high heat, we ve collected a few tips on how to cool...

A feast for the senses: the gourmet hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg

A stay at the Gourmet Hotel Rote Wand am Arlberg is an unforgettable journey into the world of indulgence. The hotel, which is located in the picturesque mountain landscape of Tyrol, not only offers beautiful accommodation and breathtaking nature, but...

Saint Charles in Antwerp: Hotel Botanical Sanctuary

The new Hotel Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp sets new standards in terms of ambience, sustainable design and innovation. For in the middle of Antwerp, a listed 15th century monastery surrounded by a botanical garden has been transformed into an extraordinary 5-star...

A refuge for all senses

A special kind of refuge has recently opened in Lunz am See. In 2.5 years of construction, the Viennese Formdepot team around Heinz Glatzl & Joachim Mayr completely revitalised a former carriage house in the centre of Lunz am See...

Iron deficiency: symptoms and causes

Iron is found in a variety of plant and animal foods. Iron in animal foods is more absorbable by humans than from plant sources. This is because natural plant sources of iron contain many inhibitors to absorption in the body....

Cystitis: Causes, symptoms and home remedies

Frequent urination, burning when urinating or pain in the lower abdomen are common symptoms in women and can indicate a bladder infection. What should you do in this case? Are there any home remedies that can prevent cystitis? In this...

Soul Splash | Eau d'Energie by Paul Divjak

Naturally pure revitalisation for body, mind and senses with a reduction to the essentials. This was Paul Divjak's artistic credo when composing the SOUL SPLASH fragrance elixir. The recipe? Of course, it was implemented in the spirit of the Saint Charles...

Black cumin oil - natural help for hay fever & allergies

The sprouting and blossoming of plants in many places is not always a source of joy. Allergy sufferers often suffer from runny noses, watery and burning eyes, sneezing and physical weakness. It is not only worthwhile for those affected to...